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Archive: Sustainability

16 Apr 2015

For Buddhist Leader, Religion And the Environment Are One

by ROGER COHN
As a Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Karmapa is promoting green practices in monasteries in the Himalayan region. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how the world needs both religion and science in tackling the “environmental emergency” of climate change. READ MORE

05 Mar 2015

Perennial Rice: In Search of a Greener, Hardier Staple Crop

by WINIFRED BIRD
Scientists have long sought to create a perennial rice that would avoid the damage to the land caused by the necessity of planting annually. Now, Chinese researchers appear close to developing this new breed of rice, an achievement that could have major environmental benefits. READ MORE

05 Feb 2015

Agricultural Movement Tackles Challenges of a Warming World

by LISA PALMER
With temperatures rising and extreme weather becoming more frequent, the “climate-smart agriculture” campaign is using a host of measures — from new planting practices to improved water management — to keep farmers ahead of the disruptive impacts of climate change. READ MORE

05 Jan 2015

For California Salmon, Drought And Warm Water Mean Trouble

by ALASTAIR BLAND
With record drought and warming waters due to climate change, scientists are concerned that the future for Chinook salmon — a critical part of the state’s fishing industry — is in jeopardy in California. READ MORE

13 Nov 2014

A Scientist's Call for Civility And Diversity in Conservation

by DIANE TOOMEY
The ongoing debate over how to value the natural world has become rancorous and counterproductive, says marine biologist Jane Lubchenco. It is time, she tells Yale Environment 360, for the dispute to end and for conservation efforts to become more diverse. READ MORE

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16 Apr 2015: Interview: For Buddhist Leader, Religion and Environment Are One

15 Apr 2015: Entries Invited for e360 Contest For Best Environmental Videos

17 Feb 2015: Demand for Indonesian Timber Far Outpaces Sustainable Supply, Study Says

20 Jan 2015: Genetic Diversity Is Key To Food Stability in Changing Climate, UN Says

23 Dec 2014: Madrid Announces Largest Energy-Efficient Street Lighting Project

08 Dec 2014: Latin American and Caribbean Nations Pledge Major Forest Restorations

03 Dec 2014: Public Largely Unaware of Meat And Dairy's Contribution to Climate Change

02 Dec 2014: Five Questions for Gus Speth On His Environmental Evolution

17 Nov 2014: Old-Growth Forest in China Shrinking Despite Protections, Study Says

13 Nov 2014: Interview: Bringing Civility and Diversity to Conservation Debate


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